Use pictures as your screen saver

You can create a personalized screen saver by displaying selected pictures as a slide show when you aren't actively using your computer.

Watch this video to learn how to use your pictures as a screen saver (1:14)

To use pictures as a screen saver

  1. Open Screen Saver Settings by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, and then clicking Control Panel. In the search box, type screen saver, and then click Change screen saver.

  2. Under Screen saver, click the list, and then click Photos.

  3. To change one or more of the screen saver settings, click Settings, and then do one or more of the following:

    • To specify the photos to use for your screen saver, click Browse, choose the folder that contains the pictures you want to use, and then click OK.

    • To change the speed which the photos change in the slide show, click the list next to Slide show speed, and then choose a speed.

    • To have the pictures appear in a random order, select the Shuffle pictures check box.

  4. Click Save to save the setting changes you made. Click OK in the Screen Saver Settings dialog box.

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